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Does not follow. (Non sequitur)
Originally posted by Matrix Rising
Again, there's no scientific evidence that an Observer ceases Observing.
Of course consciousness is Observation. Consciousness observes what we call reality. So either consciousness is part of the brain and it's a measured state or consciousness exists outside of the brain.
Here's a similar argument that points out the absurdity of this class of argument. By definition a bowler bowls. There is no scientific evidence that says a bowler ceases bowling.
At the end of the day, there's no scientific evidence that says an Observer ceases Observing. By definition and Observer observes.
The implication being that it stops observing at the time that it ceases to exist.
This is what consciousness does. It observes what we call reality. So where is the scientific evidence that an Observer can Observe non existence? By definition an Observer has to always exist in order to Observe.
EI, or effective information, and the quantity usually re- ferred to in information theory as SI, or Shannon (entropic or structural) information.
or, in short, your OP is unwittingly arguing the opposite of what you propose: the extinction of the conscious observer upon death.